LONDON – Tower of London – King James II Helmet.

Mounted with buff coat III.1306. An harquebusier’s armour comprising a pot, breastplate, backplate and long elbow guantlet. The whole is decorated with punched, engraved and formerly gilt bands of trophies. The faceguard is fretted and decorated with the initials IR for Jacobus Rex and with the Royal arms and their supporters, the lion and the unicorn. The central band on the breastplate has at the top IR separated by a crown and surmounted by a figure 2, with crossed sceptres below.
Coin is available in the Royal Armouries, White Tower.

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  • Coin Alloy Name: Nordic Gold
  • Coin Alloy Color: old gold
  • Coin Diameter: 31,00
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine
  • City: LONDON
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Available: not available
  • Location: LONDON, United Kingdom